Muharram, Shia Muslims' month of mourning, has commenced in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Religious gatherings and conferences are being held across the region to mark the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam.
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have held a big protest against the Israeli siege which has been in place for a decade now.
Afghan forces are on high alert to ensure the security of citizens.
The US-led coalition has been wantonly violating the sovereignty of Syria all in the name of fighting terrorists that they themselves created, a political analyst says.
North Korea's state-run television KRT on Sunday aired a video showing tens of thousands of people attending an anti-US rally at Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang.
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The Turkish parliament has agreed to expand army’s mandate in its cross border operations.
French President Emmanuel Macron has rushed his controversial labor code decree into law.
The war of words is rising between North Korea and the United States.
PressTV correspondent says North Koreans are very courageous and hardworking people and they are very proud of being able to defend their country despite the effect of sanctions on their economy.
According to the Amnesty’s report, Saudi Arabia has used US-made cluster bombs in the August 25 attack.
The Iranian drama ‘Breath’, directed by female filmmaker Narges Abyar, has been selected as the best foreign film at the 90th Academy Awards.
An analyst says the G-77’s support for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group countries serves as a moral, political and symbolic victory for the Islamic Republic.
An analyst says there is great risk in the upcoming Kurdish independence referendum primarily because it will further increase instability, fighting and warfare in the Middle East.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel performed a chest compression procedure on a CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) mannequin.
A decades-old ban on Muharram processions is still in place in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
A Russian IT-security company unveils an anti-surveillance smartphone dubbed 'TaigaPhone' at the 2017 Business Information Security Summit (BIS).
Students take over 30 schools in the Argentine capital to protest a series of education reform measures introduced by the city government.
Fighting broke out at a speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York on Friday after protesters disrupted the event.
Muslims in Pakistan mark the start of the first Islamic calendar month of Muharram.
A political expert believes the Spanish government’s clampdown boosts the pro-independence camp in the autonomous Catalonia region.
Iran has signed its first banking deals with European partners since western sanctions on Tehran were lifted in January 2016.
Turkey's national security council has called a planned independence referendum in Iraq’s Kurdistan region illegitimate and unacceptable.
After six months of stalemate and failed negotiations over Brexit between Brussels and London, British Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled her plans for what she called a smooth and orderly exit from the bloc.
British Prime Minister Theresa May says her government is seeking a transition period of about two years after Brexit, during which trade should continue on current terms.
Pakistan has summoned the Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad to protest against what it calls India's latest ceasefire violation along the Line of Control.
Ugandan Lawmakers have voiced their anger at the government’s attempt to scrap the presidential age limit of 75 years old.
It remains to be seen if the simmering tensions between Erbil and Baghdad over an upcoming Kurdish independence referendum will affect the battle to liberate the district of Hawija.
Official figures show that France’s economy continues to show only marginal improvement.
An analyst says Trump has "given over the real authority" to the generals in the Pentagon, the CIA and the neocons, who benefit from advocating a very belligerent stance against North Korea.
An activist says the cholera epidemic is a direct outgrowth of Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen and the destruction by Saudi fighter jets which are refueled by the US military.
Iran has unveiled a new ballistic missile during a military parade held in Tehran to mark the first day of the Sacred Defense Week.
The annual Tokyo Game Show has kicked off in the Japanese capital.
The South Korean President’s UN General Assembly address has urged a peaceful resolution of the North Korea nuclear issue.
A political expert believes the United States will lose the most if the nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers comes to no good.
UK and US forces has rescued a family who were left stranded on top of their capsized vessel following Hurricane Maria.
Muslims in Lebanon and across the globe are marking the annual Ashura processions to commemorate the martyrdom of 3rd Shia imam, Imam Hussein, who is a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed.
Millions of Muslims make pilgrimage to Karbala to honor the sacrifices of Imam Hussein.
Thousands of Yemenis have filled in the streets of Sana’a to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of their revolution.
Leaked court testimony reveals that the French Foreign Ministry encouraged the Lafarge construction group to bribe and collaborate with Daesh and militant groups in Syria.
The President of the European Commission comes under mounting pressure after a report revealed that 1 in 4 people in the European Union are living on or below the poverty line.
Narendra Modi became India’s prime minister 3 years ago, with one of his election promises being the creation of jobs and the ending of youth unemployment.
Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region say they will push ahead with the vote.
South Korea has approved a package of international aid for the North to be delivered by international agencies.
Huge crowds have come together in the Yemeni capital Sana’a to mark the 3rd anniversary of the September 21 Revolution.
Kenya’s Supreme Court says it annulled presidential election held in August because the polls were neither transparent nor verifiable.
RAF Reaper remotely piloted aircraft observed a group of Daesh terrorists in Abu Kamal, eastern Syria, on May 9, 2017, mustering a large crowd of civilians in one of the town's main streets.
A political expert says the United States is the biggest threat to the world, which could ignite the flames of World War III.
A Press TV correspondent says the North Korean people do not take serious new threats made by US President Donald Trump against their country.
Iranians have been celebrating World Peace Day by holding a video projection mapping event at Tehran’s most iconic landmark.
On Thursday, Ayatollah Khamenei censured US President Donald Trump’s latest hostile comments against the Iranian nation at the UN as “ugly,” "foolish” and “sheer lies.”
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned the US against leaving the Iran nuclear deal saying any country that abandons the pact will isolate and embarrass itself.
An analyst says Trumps’ speech at the United Nations was an "embarrassment" to the United States and undermined the entire diplomatic apparatus of the country.
Rescuers searched for survivors through the rubble of a collapsed factory in Mexico City on Wednesday in a race against time some 24 hours after a deadly quake.
Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the US territory on Wednesday.
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho called US President Donald Trump's address to the United Nations "the sound of a dog barking."
The moment side walls of a government building fell during Mexico's powerful earthquake on Tuesday (September 19) were filmed and shared to social media.
Spanish police have raided Catalan regional government offices and arrested 14 pro-independence officials as the region prepares for a vote to split from Spain.
Iran and a British renewable energy investment company have signed a deal for the construction of one of the largest solar plants in the world.
The European Union lawmakers have criticized the bloc's refugee policy during a debate in the European Parliament.
A recent poll shows that 75 percent of Palestinians remain skeptical of the Trump administration’s policy toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Afghans have criticized US plan to send three-thousand more forces to their country under the pretext of fighting Taliban militants and Daesh terrorists.
Syrian capital Damascus is hosting an expo called Rebuild Syria.
US President Donald Trump’s threats of the total destruction of North Korea have brought mixed reactions in Seoul.
It’s school season again here in Iran with pre-first graders and first grade students attending the first day of classes.
Stephen Lendman says Trump has "really desecrated" the United Nations General Assembly.
An analyst says Trump’s remarkably intemperate UN speech indicates that he is totally out of touch with reality, adding Washington's likely withdrawal from the JCPOA will prove it cannot be trusted.
The US and South Korea rehearsed a possible pre-emptive attack on North Korea in a joint drill called Warrior Strike-Eight.
The recent spike in the number of refugees rescued at sea while attempting to reach Italy via the Mediterranean Sea has led many to think that the migrant flow has again picked up.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Trump's tone and positions towards Iran have destroyed the opportunity for any interaction between the two countries.
Kiev has hailed US Senate’s decision to allocate a large military budget for Ukraine.
Hundreds of students took part in demonstration in front of the UN building in Tehran in solidarity with Rohyngia Muslims.
Lebanese officials have hit back at some Western embassies over their recent warning about possible terror attacks in the country.
Pakistan’s National Accountability Court has launched a corruption case against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children.
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has finally broken her silence on the Rohingya Muslims crisis.
A political expert says Britain and the United States are selling weapons to Saudi Arabia to kill Yemenis.
Stephen Lendman says the United States does not want peace in Syria, but regime change.
Around 412,000 Rohingya Muslims have so far fled Myanmar army’s military campaign to Bangladesh.
An expert says Myanmar is doing to the minority Muslims exactly what Israelis did to Palestinians which resulted in their forced mass migration in 1948.
Protesters have gathered in New York City to protest what they call US President Donald Trump's white supremacist policies.
Iran’s top nuclear official says Tehran will not accept anything beyond what it has already pledged when it comes to international inspections.
The Turkish army has launched tank drills along its border with Iraq.
The fate of thousands of Rohingya refugees living in India remains uncertain as the government proceeds with its plan to deport them.
Myanmar’s army presses on with its military campaign in Rakhine state in total disregard of repeated calls from the international community to immediately halt the crackdown.
South Korea and the United States have conducted a joint aerial drill amid simmering tensions with Pyongyang.
Israel is reportedly pushing for the dissolving of UNRWA.
Iraq’s Kurdistan region is pushing ahead with a plan to hold a referendum on independence from Baghdad later this month.
An academic says Iran’s best response to US violations of the nuclear deal would be to continue with its path of diplomacy.
A commentator says there is a need for continued efforts to pressure the KRG not to hold the independence referendum.
Iran's Red Crescent Society has delivered 40 tonnes of relief aid to Rohingya Muslims stranded at the Bangladesh border.
An activist says the US position on Iran nuclear deal is entirely without foundation and it stands as proof that Washington simply cannot be trusted to abide by any treaties that it signs.